Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

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Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

Historic Walled Town of Cuenca
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Terrance M
Hamilton, Canada3,452 contributions
Oct 2021
This is a great place to meander. You will get your exercise with the many uphill slopes throughout the old town. Its cathedral is worth a visit. You should find photographic opportunities around most corners. Its walls are best appreciated from outside the area, the hanging houses on dazzling display too. You could readily spend two nights in this World Heritage Site city to immerse yourself in its glory.
Written November 8, 2021
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RichardK938
West Palm Beach, FL642 contributions
Sep 2021
The setting for this city and the city itself are very pretty. The walls are in great shape considering how old they are and they circle the city which sits high on a hill with gorges running around either side.
Written October 12, 2021
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Jane C
6 contributions
Aug 2021
If you happen to be in Madrid please take a day off to visit this beautiful tongue around 1 and 1/2 hour from Madrid. This is not so touristy as Toledo or Segovia but is really beautiful and gives you a real idea about the medieval towns of Spain.
Written September 5, 2021
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Artem
49 contributions
Nov 2020 • Couples
Perfect old town. Unique historical site. This place is one of the best ever we been. Spirit of real old Spain. Nice restaurants and entertainment.
Written November 15, 2020
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AllyB46
Aberdeen, UK150 contributions
Jul 2020
The new town is rather underwheming but has plenty bars and restaurants. The star attraction is the Cuidad Alta with spectactular views from many vantage points. Expect to walk up the hill many times, but plenty stop off places for a refreshment.
Written July 22, 2020
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Phi Somchai
Bangkok, Thailand3,515 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
I made a day trip here and enjoyed visiting this town very much. It was an easy 1 hour high speed train ride from Madrid.

There were many interesting historical sites to visit and the highlights were the Cuenca Cathedral and the Casa Colgadas.

Do visit the tourist information center at the front of Plaza Mayor. They will provide a map of the walled town, which will came in very handy when you explore the town.
Written February 19, 2020
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petasc
Albany, Australia292 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
We nearly missed this amazing gem as our tour plans changed. We were so lucky to be able to post pone our accommodation booking for Cuenca, have enjoyed everything and feel it is a highlight of our trip to Spain. Will recommend this beautiful area for everyone to reconsider the big centres and come here for a day or so.
Written January 11, 2020
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felipehavana
Javea, Spain708 contributions
Sep 2019
Decided to stop in Cuenca en route to home from a trip to Galicia. arrived mid afternoon and enjoyed a stroll around the old town taking in a few bars in the Plaza Mayor to sample beer and tapas while being entertained watching the local policeman trying to keep the two way traffic flowing through the single carriage archway.
Would recommend an overnight stop in Cuenca to visit the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, the cathedral and generally enjoy the sites, sounds and ambience of the old town. Plenty of good restaurants serving local dishes and interesting shops selling local produce, including some items, such as orujo, which for good reason are not on display. All in all we really enjoyed Cuenca, it had a wonderful calm and charm with plenty to see and do.
Written November 21, 2019
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RODNEYANDPAT
Cheshire215 contributions
Sep 2019
Best views of the old city are from the Parador hotel over the bridge. At night the cliffs and some of the balconies are lit as well as the bridge itself. A little disappointing in the Plaza Mayor, the cafes are fine, but no really nice restaurants and no interesting shops. Lovely walks around the outside and views from the miradors.
Written September 26, 2019
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travelblom
The Hague, The Netherlands357 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
Worth to stroll the old city and have a lunch at restaurant el aljibe! We didn't stay the night but the Posada is impressive
Written September 24, 2019
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